Health and safety research project 599: the human element

A guide to human behaviour in the shipping industry.


'The Human Element': a guide to human behaviour in the shipping industry

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This guide is produced by organisational psychologists gs partnership ltd for consortium partners MCA, BP Shipping, Teekay Marine Services, and the Standard P&I Club.

It offers insight, explanation and advice to help manage the ‘human element’ more effectively, more safely and more profitably.

It covers the following topics:

  • making sense of things
  • taking risks
  • making decisions
  • making mistakes
  • getting tired and stressed
  • learning and developing
  • working with others
  • communicating with others
Published 6 May 2014